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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rest or pause. Also: A short period of time between the parts of a play, concert etc.

Usage examples (38)
  • Every honest man will suppose honest acts to flow from honest principles, and the rogues may rail without intermission.
  • La Bete, performed without an intermission, is a monologist's dream.
  • Before the intermission is over … can somebody pass me the popcorn?
  • I find it especially jarring that the preview would feature animation taken from drive-in intermission reels. for more
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